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The Best Articles in Education

The most useful articles in Education from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Education Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved in Education by Refind users.

  1. Here are 250 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free
  2. An Introduction to the Flynn Effect
  3. How to Retain What You Learn
  4. Fake Journal Club: Teaching Critical Reading
  5. How to Make Learning Stick

Videos

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Short Articles

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Long Articles

These are some of the most-read long-form articles in Education.

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Thought Leaders

We monitor hundreds of thought leaders, influencers, and newsletters in Education, including:

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Education Week

Inspiring and empowering you to make a difference in your K 12 community. Follow our other accounts: @EdWeekOpinion, @EdWeekTeacher

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The Hechinger Report

Reporting on innovation & inequality in education. 📨 Newsletters: http://hechingerreport.org/newsletters/ 🐦 Tweets by @NicholeDobo & @JaveriaSal

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POLITICO

Nobody knows politics and policy like POLITICO. Congress nerds 👉 @politicongress All 2022 race calls 👉 @politicoelex Got a news tip? 👉 http://politi.co/2LcOtt5

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Colin Wright

Author, speaker, analytic journalist, podcast host. (Just in case: http://mastodon.social/@colinwright & http://post.news/colinwright)

Publications

We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Education, including:

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Education Week

Inspiring and empowering you to make a difference in your K 12 community. Follow our other accounts: @EdWeekOpinion, @EdWeekTeacher

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Scott Galloway

Product of big government @ucla @ucberkeley | Prof Marketing @NYUStern | Right of Center-Left | #ProfGPod @PivotPod | Strategy Sprint http://section4.com

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edutopia

Sharing what works in education. Produced by the George Lucas Educational Foundation. Sign up for our free weekly newsletter: http://edut.to/3XX7Trc

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Big Think

Learn from the world’s greatest thinkers. Join us on https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink.

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We monitor 10k+ content sources on hundreds of topics—publications, blogs, news sites, newsletters, Substack, Medium, Twitter, etc.

Which sources does Refind monitor in Education?

We monitor hundreds of sources in Education, including The Chronicle of Higher Education, Education Week, Scott Galloway, edutopia, Big Think, and many more.

Who are the thought leaders in Education?

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